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Guides

How to Develop Film With Beer: A Step-by-Step Guide
How to Develop Film With Beer & Without Toxic Chemicals

A step-by-step home guide to using beer to process black & white film, in place of nasty chemicals like ammonia and formaldehyde

Sustainable Backpacking Meals: How to Minimize Waste in the Backcountry
A Responsible Buyer's Guide to Backpacker Meals

No-or-low-waste camping meals and backpacking food does exists. Here's what to look for, how to avoid greenwashing, plus four companies to support

Lost Coast Hiking Guide: What You Need to Know About the Iconic California Trail
A Hiker's Guide to Northern California's Legendary Lost Coast Trail

Dreamy film photography, gear essentials, pro tips, and do's & don'ts for backpacking one of the West Coast's most classic trails

Pop-Up Tents: Everything You Need To Know About This Camping Classic
Streamline Your Casual Camping Efforts With an Instant Pop-up Tent

Instead of fumbling with poles, pop-up tents easily assemble thanks to innovative "pop up" design and tech

A Local's Guide to Hiking, Climbing & Camping in Snowdonia, Wales
A Local's Guide to Snowdonia: One of the UK's Most Stunning Mountain Landscapes

An in-depth guide for post pandemic exploration of one of the UK's most impressive mountain landscapes

A 24-Hour Guide to Summiting Sgurr Na Stri, on the Isle of Skye
A Guide to Summiting Scotland's Most Epic Peak, on the Isle of Skye

Trip report, gear recommendations, and dos & dont's for future trips to Scotland's most stunning viewpoint—bothy included

An Explorer's Guide to Sardinia, Italy's Island Paradise
An Explorer's Guide to Sardinia, Italy's Mediterranean Paradise

Dos & don'ts, where to eat and stay, and how to best navigate the region's many epic empty cove beaches (spoiler: it's a dinghy)

A Hiker's Guide to Beehive Lakes, a Treasured North Idaho Trail
North Idaho's Worst Kept Secret Needs to Be on Your To-Hike List

Trip tips, gear essentials, and 10 do's & don'ts for backpacking in Idaho's legendary Selkirk Mountains

A Backpacker's Guide to the Little Five & Big Five Lakes Loop
A First Timer's Guide to Backpacking One of California's Most Epic Trails

Trip report, gear essentials, and do's and don'ts for hiking this lightly traveled yet tough Eastern Sierra trail

A Local’s Guide to Trad Climbing in Yosemite National Park
Trad Climbing in Yosemite National Park, Explained on 35mm Film

A rundown of cams, nuts, anchors, leaders, and more in the context of climbing Central Pillar of Frenzy, a Middle Cathedral Rock classic

A Guide to Backpacking Colorado's Legendary Four Pass Loop
A Local's Guide to Backpacking Colorado's Iconic Four Pass Loop

Film photography, gear essentials, and do's & don'ts for managing crowds and finding solitude on Aspen’s most legendary backcountry trail

A Local's Guide to Backpacking Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park
A Local's Guide to Backpacking Mount Assiniboine, Canada's Iconic Matterhorn

Stunning film photography, gear essentials, and do's & don'ts for backpacking one of Canada's most legendary backcountry trails

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